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Below are several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce (8 of 14)

Plant in full sun in moist, but well-drained soil
Protect from harsh winds and hot sun
Water to establish and then when dry
Height: 10-15 feet; Width: 7-10 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 2-6(7):
Zone 2: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after fist hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds.
Zone 3: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds.
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds.
Zone 5: lant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds.
Zone 6: lant in spring or early fall; plant in a sunny area but avoiding hot afternoon sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in a sunny area but avoiding hot afternoon sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds; may be short-lived in this zone, especially with long, hot summers.

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